pulse reading


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pulse reading

The assessment of the characteristics of the radial pulse as an aid in the diagnosis of disease, a technique used in traditional Chinese medicine, Ayurvedic medicine, among other healing traditions.
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In order to utilise pulse reading as a means of diagnosis, the first step which serves as a foundation, is to be able to distinguish hot and cold pulses.
The initial version of the stickers relied on tiny motion sensors to take respiration and pulse readings. The researchers are now studying how to integrate sweat, temperature and other sensors into their antenna systems.
22 to 24, Ayurvedic doctor Manohar Palakurthi will be conducting pulse readings as a diagnostic tool.
Pulse readings during the Wales match last Saturday were interesting.
Once the digester was back in operation after a four day replacement job, the shock pulse readings immediately dropped to normal, "good condition" levels.
With the patient still in the chair, the dental hygienist can point out the missed appointment, relay the blood pressure and pulse readings, and describe the bruising and gingival bleeding.